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Jan 3, 2023

  • African Swine Fever Virus – Challenges and Ongoing Research at K-State
  • Maintaining Dairy Cow Health in Extreme Cold



00:01:15  — African Swine Fever Virus Part One:  Our first program of the year begins with an insightful conversation on African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) with K-State livestock feed scientist, Dr. Cassie Jones. She joins Agriculture Today intern, Kady Figge, in the first of this two-part series sharing an overview on the disease and its history.


00:12:13 — African Swine Fever Virus Part Two: The discussion continues with K-State livestock feed scientist, Dr. Cassie Jones on African Swine Fever Virus. In this segment she shares information on the current research being conducted here at K-State on the virus.


00:23:08 — Maintaining Dairy Cow Health in Extreme Cold: In the latest edition of Milk Lines from K-State dairy specialist, Mike Brouk, he shares that maintaining teat health during extreme cold weather is often a challenge in the milk barn. While we’ve already experienced a bit of that cold recently, Brouk shares ways to minimize teat damage in extreme cold that is still expected to continue in the winter months ahead.   



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Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Samantha Bennett and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


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